Agriculture Scholarships

Scholarships open to students majoring in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, and other related fields.

American Wine Society Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Wine Society Educational Foundation (AWSEF)
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time graduate students who have completed at least one semester in a graduate program leading to an M.S., Ph.D., or equivalent in enology, viticulture, or health aspects of wine.

IAW Helen Henert Agricultural Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Women Changing the Face of Agriculture
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to female rising college seniors who are Agriculture Education majors and who intend to become an agriculture instructor. Applicant must be enrolled in an Illinois college or university.

Dave Fulstone Scholarship
Sponsor: Nevada Farm Bureau
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to students graduating from an accredited Nevada High School and furthering their education in a course of study pertaining to agriculture.

DuPage County Farm Bureau General Scholarship
Sponsor: DuPage County Farm Bureau
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are interested in a course of study related to the agriculture industry. Applicant’s parents must be a member in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau (IL).

Edward Nesheim Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion Department of North Dakota
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are legal residents of North Dakota and a direct descendant (child, grandchild or great-grandchild) of a U.S. veteran who served honorably. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in some phase of Agriculture, Human Nutrition, or Medicine (Medical Dr., PA, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy or Chiropractic).

Local Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: Northern Seed Trade Association
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending an undergraduate or graduate degree program in the fall. Applicant must be majoring in a subject relevant to the seed industry. Preference is given to students in North Dakota and surround states.

Washington Wine Industry Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Washington Wine Industry Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 7, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending Washington colleges who are pursuing studies in viticulture, enology, and other wine-related studies.

Feeding Tomorrow Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Feeding Tomorrow
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 14, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a variety of disciplines within the science of food.

Hopson-Laurent Scholarship
Sponsor: The Dallas Foundation
Amount: At Least $1,000
Closing Date: April 14, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors at public or private high schools in Choctaw County, Oklahoma who plan to pursue studies in architecture, art, or forestry.

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Calaveras Big Trees Association
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution whose educational career goal coincides in communicating and interpreting nature’s wonder. Applicant must be pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, or California history.

National Dairy Shrine Scholarships
Sponsor: National Dairy Shrine
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to U.S. students attending schools, colleges and universities in the United States who are majoring in dairy industry or other agricultural related fields.

Oregon Association of Nurseries Scholarship
Sponsor: Oregon Association of Nurseries
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college students from Oregon and Southwest Washington who are preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture or a related field.

Montana Farmers Union Scholarships
Sponsor: Montana Farmers Union
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 17, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to Montana students who are attending/planning to attend a university, college, community college or college of technology in or out-of-state. Applicant must be a MFU member.

NPFDA Scholarship
Sponsor: National Poultry & Food Distributors Association (NPFDA)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to employees of a NPFDA Member Company or children of employees who are graduating high school seniors or current college students. Applicant must submit an essay describing their goals and aspirations.

American Floral Endowment Scholarship Programs
Sponsor: American Floral Endowment
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to students who will be pursuing a career that is in a field related to floriculture or horticulture. Applicant must also be a citizen or resident of the United States or Canada, or be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States or Canada.

Angus Foundation Undergraduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American Angus Association – Angus Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have at one time been a National Junior Angus Association member and must currently be a Junior, Regular or Life member of the American Angus Association. Applicant must be under the age of 25 prior to January 1 of the year of application.

DuPage County Farm Bureau Named Scholarships
Sponsor: DuPage County Farm Bureau
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students whose parents are members in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau (IL). While one of the scholarships is open to all majors, the other majors are open to specifically to students studying an agricultural-related course of study or culinary or nutrition program with a knowledge about agriculture.

Montana Life Members Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana Federation of Garden Clubs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are Montana residents and citizens of the United States and are majoring in Conservation, Horticulture, Parks or Forestry, Greenhouse Management, Land Management or related subjects.

Murphy Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana Federation of Garden Clubs
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to Montana residents who are at least college Sophomores with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be majoring in a horticulture-related major.

Race for Education Scholarships
Sponsor: The Race for Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2023
Description: Scholarships are open to students pursuing a field of study within the equine, animal science or agricultural industry and/or whose family is employed in the equine industry. Applicant must be 24 years old or younger and have at least a 2.85 GPA. In addition to the general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to students in California, New York, and Washington state.

Scholarships for Impactful Change
Sponsor: Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) & The Wine Group
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 2, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to women who are 21 years of age or older who are enrolled full-time in an accredited school or institution in an undergraduate or graduate program in beverage industries program, culinary or pastry arts education, food systems program or agriculture/farming, hospitality management, or dietetics and/or nutrition.

DMI Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB)
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: May 12, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize diary. Majors can include communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag education.

Cliff Murray College Scholarship
Sponsor: Vermont Horse Council
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2023
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are Vermont residents and are seeking a degree or advanced training in equine or animal studies, or a field that directly supports the horse industry.

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